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anonymous
 4 years ago
simplify the sum.
1.(8u^3+6u^2+8)+(3u^36u+8)
simplify the defference.
1. (7w^27w3)(2w^2+52)
2. (8w^26w7)(3w^2+3w4)
find the GCF of the terms of the polynomial.
1.18x^3+24x^2
CAND SOMEBODY HELP ME PLAESE.!!!!!??//??/
anonymous
 4 years ago
simplify the sum. 1.(8u^3+6u^2+8)+(3u^36u+8) simplify the defference. 1. (7w^27w3)(2w^2+52) 2. (8w^26w7)(3w^2+3w4) find the GCF of the terms of the polynomial. 1.18x^3+24x^2 CAND SOMEBODY HELP ME PLAESE.!!!!!??//??/

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eSpeX
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is it you do not understand? For the first three problems you need only combine like terms and for the last one you find the greatest value they have in common.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0imm doin work i have never seen until yesterday lol.

eSpeX
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sure you understand what "like terms" are, so looking at the problems one at a time, combine all of the like terms, once that is accomplished it will be in its simplified form.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats it???? okay thanks:)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For the GCF, you want the expression that divides both (which is "in" both). You can do it in bits, GCF of 18 and 24? (The biggest number that divides both)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Come on, tell me what you get...

eSpeX
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What if you think of it like this: 18x^3 = 2*3*3 x*x*x

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0immm sorrry! imm very dumb in math.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, you can't divide 24 into 18 (you can but the answer wont be an integer). A systematic way to find the GCF is to factor the numbers like this 24/2 = 12, 12/2 = 6, 6/2 = 3 so 24 = 2*2*2*3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah, EspeX says the same....

eSpeX
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@estudier has this well in hand. :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 24 = 2*2*2*3 and 18 = 2*3*3 To get the GCF you want to "take out" the bits that are in both. Can you see how?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay i see what you are saying now.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So for instance there are two 3's in 18 but only one in 24 so you can take out one of them.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the answer to the problem 6?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol imm still here i just had to run to the restroom.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's the correct answer to the GCF of 24 and 18. Now the next bit, we sort of do it the same. What's the bit of x^3 and x^2 that is "in" both?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember x^3 is x*x*x and x^2 = x*x

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you giving me another math problem to work? lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's just the same only with x's instead of 2's or 3's We are still on your original GCF question.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0id get it?? write it out for me

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought that's what I was doing....?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol seee im totally confused

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you need to do a bit of studying. Try here http://www.purplemath.com/modules/lcm_gcf.htm Thing is, math builds up in layers, if you don't get a layer, you will just have trouble later on.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0true true true. thanks soo much for your help.:)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can try to keep posting your questions to see if someone will just give you the answer but most people will resist answering questions like the first three.
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